Richard E. McClain Jr., DO

Thomas T. Tarin, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Richard E. McClain is dedicated to providing his patients with unparalleled service and respectful, superior care in a safe, comfortable manner. Working together, he helps his patients enhance their mobility, and improve their quality of life. Dr. McCain focuses on shoulder and elbow surgery, sports medicine, arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery, arthritis and joint replacement surgery, and general orthopedics, including the care and treatment of fractures. Prior to becoming a physician, he served his country in the United Scates Navy as an A6  Bombardier/Navigator, receiving the rank of lieutenant-commander.

Dedicated to his field, this devoted physician has also given medical presentations at professional meetings on various orthopedic topics …

Office Locations

Great Lakes Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
9615 Keilman Sc, Sc. John, IN 46373

Great Lakes Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
1020 E Commercial Ave, Lowell, IN 46356

Great Lakes Orthopedics & Sports Medicine
10215 Broadway Crown Point, IN 46307


  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine – Ohio University, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, OH
  • Orthopedic Surgery Resident/Clinical Instructor – Michigan State University/ Ingham Regional Medical Center, Lansing, MI
  • Graduate Asst. – Texas A & M, Medical Biochemistry and Genetics, College Station, TX
  • Bachelor of Science, Biology – University of California, Los Angeles CA

Board Certification

  • American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Areas of Specialty

  • General Orthopedics
  • Arthritis &Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Arthroscopic & Minimally Invasive Surgery


  • American Osceopachic Association
  • American Association of Physicians & Surgeons
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Indiana Seate Medical Association

Academic Appointment